Liesbosch Dredger v SS Edison [1933]

Facts

  • The defendants damaged the claimants ship

Issue

  • Could there be a claim for the hire fees of an intermediate ship while the claimants were saving for a new one

Decision

  • No claim

Reasoning

  •  A lack of money was no cause for a claim
  • This was overruled in Lagden v O’Connor [2004]
RELATED CASE  Cambridge Water v Eastern Counties Leather [1994]

Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.

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